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  1. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & IIVisas Instructions Rev. 4/2/2011

  2. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Visas For USA Passport holders You need to obtain TWO Visas to join the SUHK program in Hong Kong: • Hong Kong Study Visa – for Full Semester in Fall 2011 Due: May 1, 2011 Please note that the Hong Kong Study Visas will NOT be issued to persons of the following nationalities:  Afghanistan, Albania, Cambodia, Cuba, Laos, North Korea (Democratic Peoples' Republic of), Nepal and Vietnam. • Chinese Tourist Visa – for Module A travelling seminar Due: June 17 – July 7, 2011 If allowed, students should apply for MULTIPLE ENTRY Please note that the Chinese Tourist Visas will NOT be issued to persons of the following nationalities:  Bhutan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Congo, Turkey and Indonesia.

  3. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Visas NON-US Passport Holders You MAY be required to obtain FOUR Visas to join the SUHK program in Hong Kong & Traveling Seminar: • Hong Kong Study Visa Due: May 1, 2011 – Student visa for Fall 2011 Semester Please noted that the Hong Kong Study Visas will not be issued to persons of the following nationalities: Afghanistan, Albania, Cambodia, Cuba, Laos, North Korea (Democratic Peoples' Republic of), Nepal and Vietnam • Chinese Tourist Visa (except China Passport Holder) Due: June 17 – July 7, 2011 – for Module A travelling seminar Please noted that the Chinese Tourist Visas will not be issued to persons of the following nationalities: Bhutan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Congo, Turkey and Indonesia If allowed, students should try to apply for the MULTIPLE ENTRY • Singapore Tourist Visa (click here to check if you require visa or not) – for Module A travelling seminar • Malaysia Tourist Visa (click here to check if you require visa or not) – for Module A travelling seminar

  4. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Hong Kong Study Visa – for Full Semester in Fall 2011 Due: May 1, 2011 • Students need to complete the Chinese Study Visa application and send to SU Abroad, no later than May 1st. • SUHK will submit and obtain your Student Visa on behalf of the students if they submit application before May 1st. • Please note that application for a HK Study Permit to enter the HKSAR for study will NOT be issued to persons of the following nationalities: of Afghanistan, Albania, Cambodia, Cuba, Laos, North Korea (Democratic Peoples' Republic of), Nepal and Vietnam

  5. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Please return the following documents to SU Abroad by May 1, 2011 • Form ID995A “Application for Entry for Study in Hong Kong” – click here • Clear photo copy of the info page of your passport – including your photo, passport number see sample, please double check your passport expiry date, for Fall 2011 students, passport SHOULD NOT expire before 19 June 2012. If so, please renew your passport ASAP prior to proceed this Permit application. • Three official passport photos (size 2”x2”) • US$ 35 check or money order to “Syracuse University” • Mail the above documents by May 1, 2011 to: SU Abroad Attn: Julie Riverso 106 Walnut Place Syracuse, NY 13244 If you have any questions please contact Julie Riverso at 315-443-9424 or jurivers@syr.edu

  6. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Form ID995A “Application for Entry for Study in Hong Kong” • Please make sure the form is completely printed with the bar code at the bottom. 7 pages in total. Students only need to submit Page 1 to 4. • Please complete the form in BLOCK LETTERS using BLACK PEN. • Sign each page by HAND, NO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE. • On the next page, we will show you how to complete this form, Just complete the form as on the sample. Leave the questions black if left blank on the sample.

  7. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Write all your information as Shown on your passport LAW SAMMI KAREI ü 01 01 1993 USA ü AMERICAN PASSPORT 123456789

  8. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure PASSPORT 123456789 01 05 2010 01 05 2020 USA YOUREMAIL@EMAIL.COM 0123456789 ü USA 21 STUDENT ü 01 Mar 2011 HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE

  9. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure HK Study Visa Form Page 1 For Fall 2011 students, passport SHOULD NOT be expired before 19 June 2012. If yes, please renew your passport ASAP prior to proceed this Visa application LAW SAMMI KAREI ü 01 01 1993 USA ü AMERICAN PASSPORT 123456789 USA 01 05 2010 01 05 2020 YOUREMAIL@EMAIL.COM 0123456789 ü USA 21 STUDENT ü HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE 01 Mar 2011

  10. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure HK Study Visa Form Page 2 Write your address that we can send your Visa from SUHK if your nationality needs to obtain valid visa to enter HK Affix one PASSPORT PHOTO (2”X2”) Proposed date of entry = 08 Aug 2011 Proposed duration of stay = 5 months Date and HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS 08 Aug 2011 5 MONTHS HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE 01 OCT 2010 01 Mar 2011

  11. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure HK Study Visa Form Page 3 CITY UNIVERISTY OF HONG KONG, TAT CHEE AVENUE, KOWLOON, HONG KONG Name of your home school; Major; Degree & period of study These figures are suggested by CityU. 4. Date and HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG , TAT CHEE AVENUE, KOWLOON, HONG KONG SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MARKETINGBACHELOR AUG 10 AUG14 HK$1 70,469 COVERED IN SCHOOL FEE ü ~HK$4,000 HK$200,000 ü HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE 01 Mar 2011

  12. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure HK Study Visa Form Page 4 Tick the 9i (a),(b) & (c) boxes Delete where inappropriate as sample. Date and HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE ü ü ü 01 Mar 2011 HANDWRITTEN SIGNATURE

  13. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Please submit the completed visa application form (P1-P4) together with a Clear copy of the front info page of your passport and the signature page; Please double check your passport expiry date, for FALL 2011 students, passport SHOULD NOT be expired before 19 June 2012. If yes, please renew your passport ASAP prior to proceed this Permit application. SAMPLE

  14. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure For students who are permanent residents of MAINLAND CHINA - ONLY You need to attach a statement for your HK Study Permit Application, sample as follow, 1st April, 2011 Hong Kong Study Visa Application Statement: Student Name [China Passport No#] Dear, My name is Student Name. I am the resident of Mainland China and fulltime undergraduate degree student of Home University Name in USA. From August 8th 2011 to December 20th 2011, I have applied Syracuse University Study Abroad Program in Hong Kong which is jointly organized by Syracuse University of USA and School of Continuing and Professional Education of the City University of Hong Kong in Fall 2011 semester. If study approval is given, I will enter HK on 8th August 2011 or earlier from [the City/ Country you enter HK] by train or flight. And I understand that I have to apply for Exit and Entry Permit (EEP) and relevant exit endorsement from Mainland authority of my home city once I have received Hong Kong Immigration approval document to my HK study. My initial plan after my study program end in December 2011, I shall return to [City/ Country] until January 2012 and go to Home University Name in the U.S. to continue my study. OR I will return to Home University Name in the U.S to continue my study after my program ends in December 2011. I sincerely look forward to getting the affirmative approval regarding my Hong Kong Study Permit from your department. Thank you for your kind attention. Sincerely yours, Student Name Signature: BY HAND Depends on your plan Handwritten Signature

  15. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Checklist for students who are permanent residents of Mainland China Please return the following documents to SU Abroad by May 1, 2011 • Form ID995A “Application for Entry for Study in Hong Kong” – click here • Clear photo copy of the info page of your passport – including your photo, passport number see sample, please double check your passport expiry date, for Fall 2011 students, passport SHOULD NOT be expired before 19 June 2012. If yes, please renew your passport ASAP prior to proceed this Permit application. • Three official passport photos (size 2”x2”) • For the permanent resident of MAINLAND CHINA, please attach the HK Study Permit Application Statement , the copy of your CHINA ID card, CHINA Passport, the USA Study Visa and the financial support (e.g. certificate from the bank). • US$ 35 check or money order to “Syracuse University” • Mail the above documents by May 1, 2011 to: SU Abroad Attn: Julie Riverso 106 Walnut Place Syracuse, NY 13244 If you have any questions please contact Julie Riverso at 315-443-9424 or jurivers@syr.edu

  16. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Application work flow – For American Passport Holders: All documents must be sent to Julie Riverso by May 1, 2011 SUHK office will send all your HK Study Visa Application documents to the Hong Kong Immigration Department only if all the required documents are received; The Hong Kong Immigration Department may request for additional information / documents in support of the student permit application on a case by case basis; i.e. SUHK may contact you if there is any question, please check your email regularly and reply ASAP; ; keep Julie Riverso & Karei Law informed at jurivers@syr.edu & klaw@syracuse.scope.edu The HK Study Permit usually takes 6 weeks to process; SUHK will collect the Permits on behalf of students Therefore, your first entry to Hong Kong to join orientation activities, your status to Hong Kong Immigration should be “TOURIST” and reason to Hong Kong should be “TRAVEL”. You will have Hong Kong Visa Free as tourist for 14-90 days. After receiving Hong Kong Study Permit during orientation and second entry to Hong Kong after the Southeast Asia Seminar, your status to Hong Kong Immigration will then be “STUDENT” and reason to re-enter Hong Kong should be “STUDY”

  17. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure • For China Passport Holders: • All documents must be sent to Julie Riverso by May 1, 2011 • SUHK office will send all your HK Study Visa Application documents to the Hong Kong Immigration Department to proceed your application only if all the required documents are received;; • The Hong Kong Immigration Department may request for additional information / documents in support of the student permit application on a case by case basis; i.e. SUHK may contact you if there is any question, please check your email regularly and reply ASAP; keep Julie Riverso & Karei Law informed at jurivers@syr.edu & klaw@syracuse.scope.edu • The HK Study Permit usually takes 8 weeks to process; SUHK will collect the Permits on behalf of students • SUHK will send the permit label to the student’s provided postal address as on the Study Permit Application Form. DO check your mail box let SUHK know upon receive • You need to apply the following documents by yourself after receiving your Hong Kong Study Permit: • “Exit-Entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macao” (EEP 往來港澳通行証) For Study, NOT general EEP for TRAVELS (usually takes 3 weeks to process) • Relevant exit endorsement 逗留簽注 from the Public Security Bureau office 戶口所在地的公安機關出入境管理部門 (usually takes 3 weeks to process) • The Hong Kong Study Permit Label should be affixed onto a blank endorsement page of the EEP • Make sure you have collected the above mentioned documents in time by Aug 5, 2011in order to join the group arrival on Aug 7, 2011.

  18. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure For Other Passport Holders: All documents must be sent to Julie Riverso by May 1, 2011. SUHK office will send all your HK Study Visa Application documents to the Hong Kong Immigration Department only if all the required documents are received; The Hong Kong Immigration Department may request for additional information / documents in support of the student permit application on a case by case basis; i.e. SUHK may contact you if there is any question, please check your email regularly and reply ASAP; ; keep Julie Riverso & Karei Law informed at jurivers@syr.edu & klaw@syracuse.scope.edu SUHK will distribute your Hong Kong Study Visa during orientation in Hong Kong, unless your nationality is required valid permit to enter Hong Kong. Then we need to post your permit to your contact address. If your nationality does not require valid Visa to enter Hong Kong, you will not have the Hong Kong Study Visa before leaving your home country. Therefore, your first entry to Hong Kong to join orientation activities, your status to Hong Kong Immigration should be “TOURIST” and reason to Hong Kong should be “TRAVEL”. You will have Hong Kong Visa Free as tourist for 14-90 days. After receiving Hong Kong Study Visa during orientation and second entry to Hong Kong after Southeast Asia Seminar, your status to Hong Kong Immigration will then be “STUDENT” and reason to re-enter Hong Kong should be “STUDY”

  19. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Chinese Tourist Visa – for Module A travelling seminar: • Students need to apply and obtain BEFORE coming to Hong Kong; • Students need to apply the visa IN PERSON at the People's Republic of China Consulate of your home jurisdiction or use a visa processing agency such as “Travisa” • Students should try to apply for the Multiplies Entry Visa • People's Republic of China Consulate webpage – Click Here • Chinese Tourist Visa Application Form – Click Here (select Tourist Visa from menu) • Travisa Visa Processing Agency – Click Here • Please note that the Chinese Tourist Visa will not be issued to persons of the following nationalities: Bhutan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Congo, Turkey and Indonesia

  20. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Visa 1 Chinese Tourist Visa The form is two pages in total Please complete the form in BLOCK LETTERS, using BLACK PEN. Sign by HAND, NO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE. On the next page, we will show you how to complete this form, Just complete the form as on the sample. Leave the questions blank as the sample.

  21. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure REFERENCE ONLY FILL IN YOUR OWN INFORMATION SAMMI LAW KAREI X AMERICAN NEW YORK, USA 1993/01/01 X 123456789 10/05/10 09/05/19 NEW YORK X Do not choose others

  22. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure DO NOT CHOOSE OTHERS! X X 2011/08/12 14 DAYS FIRST ENTRY IN JAN, 3 DAYS PER ENTRY IN THE NEXT 4 MONTHS BEIJING OPTIONAL • STANDARD PROCESSING IS 4 WORKING DAYS; • Extra $30 (e) dollars fee per visa for RUSH (1 Day) or • Extra $20 (e) dollars fee per visa for the Express (2-3 Day)

  23. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Answer as applicable SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY 315-443.3471 106 WALNUT PLACE, SYRACUSE, NY13244, USA YOUR HOME ADDRESS YOUR HOME PHONE NUMBER 86.10.5153.557 CAROLINE TONG ZIJING BLDG. 23, RM. 228-229, HAIDIAN DIST, BEIJING, P.R. CHINA 100084 ZIJING BLDG. 23, RM. 228-229, HAIDIAN DIST, BEIJING, P.R. CHINA 100084

  24. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure LEAVE IT BLANK UNLESS SOMEONE IS COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FOR YOU READ AND SIGN This Visa Application form must be submitted IN PERSON to the Consulate or Embassy with jurisdiction over your HOME state- CLICK HERE or by a visa processing agency, such as “Travisa”. You must apply between June 17 – July 7th **Applications will NOT be accepted via mail, email, Internet, or any express delivery service **

  25. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Chinese Tourist Visa Application Checklist – Due June 17 – July 7, 2011 1. Completed & signed visa application form; 2. Two Official 2”x2” passport photos; one affixed on the application form; • Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of application (i.e. June 19, 2012); 4. Pay Visa Fees when pickup your visa ($140 as of 4/1/11); Money order, company check, Master or Visa Card are accepted. Cash and other payments are NOT accepted. Money order or company check should be made payable to "Chinese Consulate General in New York". For details & fees, please Click here • Certain consulates may require additional documentation, such as your China itinerary. Please read visa requirements for you consulate carefully as they will not issue your visa if you do not have the correct documents. • Contact Julie Riverso if you have any questions or need any additional documentation – 315-443-9424 or jurivers@syr.edu .

  26. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure • Submit your application no more than 50 days before departure and no later than 30 days before departure DUE: June 17 - July 7 2011 • Check the locations and office hours for the China Consulate in your home jurisdiction People's Republic of China Consulate webpage – Click Here

  27. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Singapore Tourist Visa– for Module A travelling seminar; • American Passport holders DO NOT NEED to obtain travel visa to Singapore. • For the countries that need to obtain a visa to enter Singapore are divided into 2 assessment levels, check the countries and requirements from here • http://www.ica.gov.sg/services_centre_overview.aspx?pageid=252 • Students need to apply and obtain BEFORE coming to Hong Kong; • Students need to apply the visa IN PERSON at the Singapore Consulate of your home jurisdiction. • Student may need to present the travel itinerary to apply the tourist visa. Please contact Julie Riverso if you need the itinerary proof. • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore webpage – Click Here • Singapore Tourist Visa Application Form – • Form 14A • Form V39A

  28. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure Malaysia Tourist Visa– for Module A travelling seminar; • American Passport holders DO NOT NEED to obtain travel visa to Singapore. • For the countries that need to obtain a visa to enter Malaysia, check the countries and requirements from here • http://www.imi.gov.my/index.php/en/visa/apply-for-visa • Students need to apply and obtain the Visa BEFORE coming to Hong Kong; • Students should apply the SINGLE ENTRY WITHOUT REFERENCE TRAVEL VISA; for application procedure, please check from here • Students need to apply the visa IN PERSON at the Malaysia Consulate of your home jurisdiction • Student may need to present the travel itinerary to apply the tourist visa. Please contact Julie Riverso if you need the itinerary proof. • Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia webpage – Click Here • Malaysia Tourist Visa Application Form – • Form IM47

  29. SUHK Fall 2011 Option I & II Hong Kong Study Visa Application Procedure • REMEMBER • Passport SHOULD NOT be expired before 19 June 2012 • Check to see if you are required to obtain a visa or entry permit before entering to Hong Kong – CLICK HEREhttp://www.immd.gov.hk/ehtml/hkvisas_4.htmIf not, SUHK will issue your Hong Kong Study Visa during orientation once you arrive in Hong Kong. • Check to see if you have any restriction for tourist visas to enter China (Beijing), Singapore, or Malaysia for the China Seminar. We strongly advise you to apply for multiple entries (if possible) • China Passport Holders – prepare all your EEP and endorsement relevant documents ASAP! Thank you & See you in HK!